Given Name MICHAL (2)

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: מִיכַל (Hebrew)

Meaning & History

Possibly means "brook" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament she is a daughter of Saul. She was married to David, but after David fled from Saul he remarried her to someone else. Later, when David became king, he ordered her returned to him.

Categories

biblical, biblical women, uncertain etymology, wives of King David
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Melchol (Biblical Greek), Mikhal (Biblical Hebrew), Michol (Biblical Latin)
SAME SPELLING: Michal (1), Michał
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